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A Hot Visit to Pompeii and Arrivederci To The Amalfi Coast, Italy

It would have been almost sacreligious to be in the Naples area and not visit Pompeii. The Circumvesuviana train runs between Sorrento and Naples (no bus) with a stop at Pompei Scavi/Villa dei Misteri. You can buy a single ticket,

Take Me Back to Sorrento, Italy

It was time to bus to the Northern Coast, Sorrento and Hotel El Nido. Sorrento has a wonderful network of paths: coast-to-coast; between towns; easy or difficult; and almost all accessible by public transportation from either the beginning of your

A Day Visit Over to Isle of Capri, Italy

There is a non-stop flow of ferry traffic to and from Capri departing from Naples, Amalfi, Positano or Sorrento. And an equal amount of tourists. Everyone arrives at Marina Grande where there are taxis, buses and hotels waiting to pick

A Day Around Ultra-Expensive Positano, Italy

What can I possibly say about Positano that hasn’t already been said? Not very much. It has been called the most photographed fishing village in the world with its tiers of buildings up the mountain. We chose to visit in

Hiking Amalfi-Pontone-Ravello-Atrani in Italy

After a wonderful breakfast on the balcony overlooking Amalfi, it was a left turn out the Villa Lara’s gate onto the Valle dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills) running slightly uphill. Amalfi was a center for papermaking in the 12th

Arriving in Amalfi, Italy

The end of May is usually a perfect time to visit Italy before it gets beastly hot, and this trip was no exception. Chicago-Frankfurt-Naples…on the train (whose ultimate destination was Sicily)…a train is the only way to travel in Europe…off